vnc server problem
theatre at sasktel.net
Mon Jan 19 03:47:49 UTC 2009
On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 22:42:18 -0500
Mail Lists wrote:
> I administer several 'family' computers using vnc server running on
> the root display (n.b. on root display)
Don't do that.
Running routinely as root is a very bad idea as you are basically
short-circuiting a lot of the security architecture that makes Linux a safe
and secure operating system.
Use a regular user login and su or sudo as needed to do administration tasks.
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